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General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2016


1. Who has won the 2016 US Masters golf tournament?


2. Hopman Cup is associated with which sports?


3. Astronaut /glossary/edgar/" title="EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval System) is an electronic system formulated by Securities Exchange Commission, USA, which is used by companies to transmit .....">Edgar Mitchell, who passed away in 2016, hails from which country?


4. Who has won the first-ever Wimbledon wheelchair tennis men's singles title?


5. Which of the following has become the official sponsor of Indian contingent to the Rio Olympics 2016?



6. The U.S.-based BAE Systems is partnering with which Indian company for assembling & testing M777 howitzers?


7. Who among the following is conferred with 2016 Padma Vibhushan award?


8. Which country has in 2016 signed refugee deal with European Union?


9. The Gadanki Ionospheric Radar Interferometer (GIRI) has been in 2016 established in which city of India?


10. Who is the new Prime Minister of United Kingdom ( UK )?


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4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
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11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
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